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National Constitution Center offering free admission for Veteran’s Day

November 10, 2017

Macy’s Family Day Honoring our Veterans In honor of Veterans Day, the National Constitution Center will recognize the dedication and sacrifices of the brave men and women who have answered the Constitution’s call to “provide for the common defense.” Special events include a wreath laying ceremony, patriotic concerts, chats with veterans and engaging civic education programs….

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Your gas bill is going up: PGW raising rates end of November

November 9, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — The state Public Utility Commission has approved a rate hike for customers of the city-owned gas utility, PGW. The PUC Wednesday approved a rate hike of 6.25 percent for PGW’s half a million gas customers. The $42 million annual revenue increase is about 40 percent less than what PGW had initially…

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1st time candidate defeats NJ politician who joked about women’s march

November 8, 2017

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP)–A New Jersey politician who shared a meme on Facebook during January’s Women’s March in Washington asking whether the protest would be “over in time for them to cook dinner” is eating his words. A woman who was angered by Republican John Carman’s remarks on Tuesday defeated his bid for a second…

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Civil rights attorney Larry Krasner wins election for Philadelphia District Attorney

November 8, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (AP) –A longtime civil rights attorney who has sued the police department scores of times and opposes the death penalty has been elected Philadelphia’s top prosecutor. Democrat Larry Krasner’s campaign highlighted inequities in the criminal justice system. The campaign, opposed by the police union, got a $1.5 million boost from billionaire donor George Soros….

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Nov 9: Minority controlled accounting firm in Philadelphia to host open house

November 7, 2017

Horsey, Buckner & Heffler, LLP (HBH) is open for business in the Greater Philadelphia business community. Led by CEO and Chairman, Michael G. Horsey, CPA, and Managing Partner, Kia D. Buckner, CPA; HBH is positioned to be one of the larger minority controlled certified public accounting firms in the Delaware Valley. Diversity has been a…

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Former Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay dies at 40 in plane crash

November 7, 2017

Aol.com Local authorities confirmed that former MLB pitcher Roy Halladay, 40,  has died after a plane crashed in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday. During a press conference, police confirmed that one body had been recovered after a small, single-engine plane crashed off the coast of Florida. The plane was registered in Halladay’s name, and…

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Funeral services set for slain teen Caleer Miller

November 3, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Funeral arrangements are set for a teen gunned down in a double murder in South Philadelphia. Caleer Miller, 16, and Sal DiNubile, 16, were both shot and killed during an altercation between two groups of teenagers last Tuesday night. The viewing for Miller will be from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday…

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